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Posted August 06, 2018 by

Wrapping up your summer internship: Reflect and connect the dots

 

The summer is winding down and coming to an end, this means many students will wrap up their internships and head back to the classroom. Whether your internship was an outstanding experience or a complete disaster, there is a lot of important reflection to be done. Pam Baker, the founder of Journeous, has dedicated her career to helping young adults choreograph meaningful careers and become focused leaders. Baker accomplishes this by working with individuals to help them find the intersection between their values, interests, and strengths. Jeff Dunn, Campus Relations Manager at Intel, is passionate about helping job seekers at all levels with resumes, interviewing, career planning, and networking. Below we will dive into the most important things to do nearing the end of a summer internship. (more…)

Posted January 21, 2015 by

5 Books Every Incoming College Freshman Should Read

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Girl reads a book. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Are you headed off to school? Here are five books you should read before your first official class. For various reasons, they’re all life- and perspective-changing.

1. A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson

Sharp, smart and hilariously funny, this book offers a layman’s journey through the origins of the universe. It touches on everything from astronomy to chemistry to paleontology, and not only will you finish it as a smarter person than when you began, but you might also find yourself signing up for electives that you never thought you’d want. (more…)

Posted August 11, 2014 by

About to Become an Entrepreneur as Your Entry Level Job? 3 Secrets for Success

If you are about to pursue an entry level job as a business owner, you should know these three secrets for success found in the following post.

Promise me something. The next time you update your resume (which you should do frequently, even if you’re not looking for a job), you will scrub it completely of the words self-starter, highly-motivated and driven. Why, you ask? Because you’re lying to yourself. The reality of being a self-starter The reality is that it’s easy

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Posted March 05, 2014 by

The Interview for Your Entry Level Job is Over. Now What?

If you’re having a tough time waiting on an answer following an interview for an entry level job, the following post suggests how to make the best of this time.

The interview itself went well. You’ve talked about your strengths, your weaknesses, how much you’ve always had a passion for (insert job type here) and attempted a joke about the interviewer’s lack of sleep. (There’s a photo of a baby on her desk.) Now comes the hard part…

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Posted February 26, 2014 by

5 Ways to Achieve Career Progress on Entry Level Jobs for 2014

For graduates who want to achieve career progress on their entry level jobs this year, the following post offers five ways to do so.

The new year brings promises of fresh starts, new habits and hope that life will be different. But already, a little over a month into 2014, your best intentions are followed by little change. Why do 90 percent of New Year’s resolutions fail? Because we don’t reflect on the year that was or

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Posted December 30, 2013 by

Revamp Your Resume to Land Jobs for Recent College Graduates

Because you only have so much time to impress recruiters and employers with your resume, it’s important to make yours interesting in an effective way.  So new grads, learn how to revamp your resumes to land jobs for recent college graduates in the following post.

For every position they post, recruiters are faced with an onslaught of hundreds (if not more) resumes. Your resume has just a few seconds to stand out, and to sell you as better than your competition. The following is a case study, a true story of working with a student one-on-one, that

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